[NAFEX] Scion wood

Dr.O'Barr Topgun at Otelco.net
Mon Feb 11 11:19:21 EST 2008


Karen:

I do not remember your zone but here in Zone 7 I planted about 45 persimmon 
rootstocks and waited until they began to bud out and then I grafted with 
100 % success. A first time for me to get 100%.
I like to cut my graftwood in Jan and store in moist cedar chips in the 
redfrigerator until time to graft.

Good Luck
R. D. O'Barr
Zone 7



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Karen Kellogg" <garuda2 at comcast.net>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2008 8:14 AM
Subject: [NAFEX] Scion wood


>
> This will be my first year of attempting grafting; some rootstock is
> due in April.
>
> Do I need to get it established (pots or in ground) before I use it?
>
> I will use scions from an old tree on my property, and one or two
> from 'neighborhood' trees.  Do I cut and refrigerate, or wait and cut
> when I am ready to use them, provided they haven't leafed out?
>
> Thanks, or point me in the right direction for info!
>
> Karen
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